Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 329 333
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,860 1,784 1,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.01% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.10% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,313 1,215 1,567
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,550 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 154,531 162,100 180,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.52% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123,046 129,010 150,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 1,724 £60,000 +4.35% 196
UK excluding London +48 914 £55,000 +10.00% 115
London -4 890 £67,500 +8.00% 92
South East -36 260 £61,500 +17.14% 30
North of England +71 209 £45,000 +5.88% 30
East of England +103 168 £65,000 +13.04% 22
Midlands +78 141 £50,000 -9.09% 12
West Midlands +90 107 £55,000 +7.32% 6
North West +19 98 £50,000 +28.21% 15
Yorkshire +76 95 £45,000 -10.00% 13
South West -34 50 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Wales +38 43 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Scotland +16 42 £45,000 +2.27% 9
East Midlands +3 34 £48,750 -15.22% 6
North East -9 16 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Northern Ireland +1 4 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 965 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (26.18%) User Experience
3 458 (24.62%) Finance
4 433 (23.28%) Marketing
5 339 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
6 322 (17.31%) Scrum
7 310 (16.67%) Degree
8 278 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
9 272 (14.62%) Project Management
10 256 (13.76%) User Stories
11 254 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 237 (12.74%) Analytics
13 223 (11.99%) E-Commerce
14 199 (10.70%) Retail
15 198 (10.65%) QA
16 177 (9.52%) Java
17 162 (8.71%) JavaScript
17 162 (8.71%) Mentoring
17 162 (8.71%) Presales
18 152 (8.17%) SaaS
18 152 (8.17%) Decision-Making
19 149 (8.01%) Fintech
19 149 (8.01%) Software Engineering
20 147 (7.90%) Microsoft
21 143 (7.69%) SDLC
21 143 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
22 137 (7.37%) Coaching
23 131 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
24 128 (6.88%) Business Analysis
25 127 (6.83%) DevOps

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (1.77%) Confluence
2 27 (1.45%) CMS
3 18 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 17 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (0.70%) Apache Spark
7 12 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 12 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.54%) SAS
8 10 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.27%) TPMS
13 4 (0.22%) Drupal
13 4 (0.22%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (2.80%) InVision
4 43 (2.31%) OmniGraffle
5 33 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 31 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.48%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.16%) SPSS
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.11%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.11%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.11%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.11%) UXPin
13 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.054%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.27%) BASE24
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.27%) Postilion
4 5 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.16%) Magento
7 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.11%) Shopify
8 1 (0.054%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.054%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 152 (8.17%) SaaS
2 120 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 103 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (2.15%) PaaS
5 34 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 29 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 29 (1.56%) Office 365
7 27 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (1.18%) IaaS
10 16 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (0.86%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.70%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.54%) npm
13 9 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.43%) Serverless
15 7 (0.38%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.22%) Force.com
17 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.82%) Internet
2 31 (1.67%) WAN
3 26 (1.40%) LAN
4 20 (1.08%) Wireless
5 18 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
6 17 (0.91%) Unified Communications
7 16 (0.86%) Network Security
8 15 (0.81%) Broadband
8 15 (0.81%) HTTP
9 13 (0.70%) NGN
9 13 (0.70%) SAN
10 12 (0.65%) IP Telephony
10 12 (0.65%) Skype
10 12 (0.65%) WLAN
11 11 (0.59%) VoIP
12 10 (0.54%) Firewall
12 10 (0.54%) Value-Added Service
13 7 (0.38%) DNS
13 7 (0.38%) SSL
13 7 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (5.38%) Big Data
2 53 (2.85%) SQL Server
3 37 (1.99%) Blockchain
4 27 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 25 (1.34%) Relational Database
7 22 (1.18%) MySQL
7 22 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 14 (0.75%) QlikView
11 12 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.65%) GIS
12 10 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
13 7 (0.38%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.38%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Power View
14 6 (0.32%) PowerPivot
14 6 (0.32%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 115 (6.18%) JIRA
2 57 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 46 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 31 (1.67%) Selenium
5 17 (0.91%) gulp
5 17 (0.91%) Maven
5 17 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 13 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 13 (0.70%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.65%) Axure RP
8 12 (0.65%) Subversion
9 11 (0.59%) Gradle
10 10 (0.54%) CruiseControl
10 10 (0.54%) IntelliJ
11 9 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (0.43%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.38%) NUnit
13 7 (0.38%) Ranorex
General
1 458 (24.62%) Finance
2 433 (23.28%) Marketing
3 199 (10.70%) Retail
4 96 (5.16%) Banking
5 76 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.33%) Games
7 37 (1.99%) Legal
8 32 (1.72%) Publishing
9 29 (1.56%) Advertising
9 29 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.29%) Law
13 21 (1.13%) Automotive
14 15 (0.81%) Electronics
15 13 (0.70%) Billing
16 12 (0.65%) Back Office
17 11 (0.59%) Local Government
18 10 (0.54%) German Language
18 10 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 610 (32.80%) Product Manager
2 206 (11.08%) Analyst
3 158 (8.49%) Business Analyst
4 153 (8.23%) Product Owner
5 130 (6.99%) Developer
6 90 (4.84%) Consultant
7 89 (4.78%) Senior Manager
8 86 (4.62%) Designer
9 85 (4.57%) Architect
10 77 (4.14%) Senior Product Manager
11 76 (4.09%) Project Manager
11 76 (4.09%) UX Designer
12 56 (3.01%) Digital Product Manager
13 45 (2.42%) Software Product Manager
14 40 (2.15%) Development Manager
14 40 (2.15%) Software Manager
14 40 (2.15%) Technical Manager
15 38 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
16 37 (1.99%) Presales Consultant
17 35 (1.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (5.70%) HTML
2 98 (5.27%) Web Services
3 84 (4.52%) CSS
4 67 (3.60%) .NET
5 59 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 54 (2.90%) Spring
7 51 (2.74%) HTML5
8 47 (2.53%) RESTful
9 40 (2.15%) Kafka
9 40 (2.15%) React
10 39 (2.10%) jQuery
11 35 (1.88%) REST
12 34 (1.83%) JSON
12 34 (1.83%) Node.js
13 23 (1.24%) CSS3
13 23 (1.24%) Vert.x
14 22 (1.18%) XML
15 19 (1.02%) Sass
16 18 (0.97%) ASP.NET
16 18 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 487 (26.18%) User Experience
2 339 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (8.01%) Fintech
4 100 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 74 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
6 66 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 56 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 55 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (2.47%) Virtual Team
10 37 (1.99%) Minimum Viable Product
11 36 (1.94%) IVR
12 33 (1.77%) Algorithms
13 24 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 22 (1.18%) Social Media
15 21 (1.13%) Equities
16 20 (1.08%) Private Cloud
17 19 (1.02%) NHS
18 18 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 17 (0.91%) Data Centre
20 16 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 76 (4.09%) Windows
2 70 (3.76%) Linux
3 54 (2.90%) Android
4 37 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 12 (0.65%) Unix
6 12 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.16%) CentOS
7 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.11%) Debian
8 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 965 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (17.31%) Scrum
3 278 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
4 272 (14.62%) Project Management
5 256 (13.76%) User Stories
6 254 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 237 (12.74%) Analytics
8 223 (11.99%) E-Commerce
9 162 (8.71%) Mentoring
9 162 (8.71%) Presales
10 152 (8.17%) Decision-Making
11 149 (8.01%) Software Engineering
12 143 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
12 143 (7.69%) SDLC
13 137 (7.37%) Coaching
14 131 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 128 (6.88%) Business Analysis
16 127 (6.83%) DevOps
17 116 (6.24%) Wireframes
18 112 (6.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 177 (9.52%) Java
2 162 (8.71%) JavaScript
3 85 (4.57%) C#
4 83 (4.46%) SQL
5 64 (3.44%) Python
6 56 (3.01%) C
7 30 (1.61%) Scala
8 26 (1.40%) Java 8
8 26 (1.40%) Perl
9 22 (1.18%) C++
9 22 (1.18%) PHP
10 18 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 14 (0.75%) Apple Swift
11 14 (0.75%) Go
11 14 (0.75%) Objective-C
12 12 (0.65%) Groovy
12 12 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 12 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.59%) TypeScript
14 9 (0.48%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 310 (16.67%) Degree
2 51 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (2.31%) Master's Degree
4 22 (1.18%) MBA
5 21 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.08%) MCSE
7 19 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.02%) MCSA
7 19 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.86%) CCNP
9 12 (0.65%) CCDP
10 10 (0.54%) PMP
10 10 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.32%) CCIE
12 6 (0.32%) ISEB
12 6 (0.32%) JNCIE
12 6 (0.32%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (10.65%) QA
2 15 (0.81%) GCP
3 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.38%) PMO
4 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.32%) ISO 20022
4 6 (0.32%) SLA
5 5 (0.27%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.27%) PSD2
5 5 (0.27%) SEPA
6 4 (0.22%) GDPR
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.054%) TARGET2
System Software
1 55 (2.96%) Docker
2 33 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.97%) Firmware
5 18 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
5 18 (0.97%) XenApp
5 18 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.16%) NFS
7 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.054%) HDFS
8 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 44 (2.37%) Ansible
3 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 18 (0.97%) SCDPM
4 18 (0.97%) SCOrch
4 18 (0.97%) SCSM
4 18 (0.97%) SCVMM
5 15 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.75%) SCCM
7 12 (0.65%) Terraform
8 10 (0.54%) Puppet
9 7 (0.38%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.27%) Kibana
10 5 (0.27%) Rancher
10 5 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.16%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.11%) Nagios
12 2 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 147 (7.90%) Microsoft
2 60 (3.23%) WorldPay
3 56 (3.01%) Google
4 46 (2.47%) Adobe
5 44 (2.37%) Oracle
6 41 (2.20%) VMware
7 35 (1.88%) Cisco
8 30 (1.61%) Alias
8 30 (1.61%) Citrix
9 29 (1.56%) Splunk
10 28 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.40%) Apple
12 20 (1.08%) Juniper
13 18 (0.97%) IBM
14 16 (0.86%) Optimizely
15 15 (0.81%) Tableau
16 14 (0.75%) NetApp
16 14 (0.75%) TOWER Software
17 13 (0.70%) Capita
17 13 (0.70%) Omniture